- 23andMe to halt health-related genetic reports Updated: Dec-06-13 1:13 pm
- FDA: Idaho noted moldy yogurt months before recall Updated: Dec-05-13 10:22 am
- Former Mont. legislator named HHS regional head Updated: Dec-04-13 5:11 pm
- 23andMe faces class action lawsuit in California Updated: Dec-03-13 5:13 pm
- Missouri sued over limits on health reform advice Updated: Dec-02-13 7:22 pm
- Vt. exchange security lapse report went to AG, gov Updated: Nov-30-13 9:58 am
- Obama signs bill for more scrutiny for drug mixers Updated: Nov-27-13 4:19 pm
- Frederick, Md., scientist claims FDA stole idea Updated: Nov-26-13 10:46 am
- Whooping cough shot cuts illness, maybe not spread Updated: Nov-25-13 5:39 pm
- FDA overturns safety limits on diabetes drug Updated: Nov-25-13 4:57 pm
- Members of Congress seek more input on food rules Updated: Nov-25-13 4:05 pm
- Orexigen shares soar on weight-loss drug plans Updated: Nov-25-13 9:44 am
- Vertex sells Incivo royalty rights for $152M Updated: Nov-20-13 9:25 am
- State links Texas pharmacy to bacterial outbreak Updated: Nov-19-13 3:49 pm
- Bulk mixers of prescribed drugs get more scrutiny Updated: Nov-18-13 6:50 pm
- FDA issues stern warning on Medtronic devices Updated: Nov-16-13 7:22 pm
- Sebelius calls on Walker to expand Medicaid Updated: Nov-15-13 6:47 pm
- Chaney: No big impact from canceled policies Updated: Nov-14-13 7:50 pm
- Walden encouraged by talks on onions, water rules Updated: Nov-14-13 6:58 pm
- Nearly 10K applied for health insurance in Neb. Updated: Nov-13-13 7:08 pm
- 371 Kansans picked exchange plans in first month Updated: Nov-13-13 6:58 pm
- In Mo., 751 picked exchange plans in 1st month Updated: Nov-13-13 5:07 pm
- Just 338 Idahoans selected exchange insurance Updated: Nov-13-13 4:53 pm
- Proposed gov't regs have small farmers concerned Updated: Nov-13-13 12:55 pm
- Calif. company recalls prepackaged salad, sandwich Updated: Nov-11-13 12:26 am
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - Genetic testing company 23andMe Inc. will comply with a Food and Drug Administration directive to stop providing access to health-related reports from its tests during a regulatory review.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho - A report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the Idaho Department of Agriculture spotted moldy yogurt during a routine inspection at a Chobani facility in Twin Falls two months before the company issued a voluntary recall.
HELENA, Montana - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says former Montana state Sen. Kim Gillan will head a six-state region for the federal agency.
WASHINGTON - Genetic testing company 23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley startup misled customers with advertising for its personalized DNA test kit.
ST. LOUIS - A coalition of medical organizations and health care advocates has sued Missouri over its requirement that only state-licensed counselors can serve as navigators in a program aimed at helping consumers sign up for coverage under the new online health insurance marketplace.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The state official overseeing the Vermont Health Connect insurance exchange issued three notifications about a mid-October security lapse on the exchange website before telling a legislative committee that such a lapse had not happened.
WASHINGTON - Compounding pharmacies that custom-mix medications in bulk are expected to come under more federal oversight under a bill signed into law Wednesday by President Barack Obama.
FREDERICK, Maryland - A Frederick scientist says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stole his trade secrets for software to help detect threats to the food supply.
ATLANTA - A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn't seem to be working as well as expected.
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is lifting severe safety restrictions on the former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia, citing recent data suggesting that the much-debated medication does not increase the risk of heart attack.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Seventy-five members of Congress are asking the Food and Drug Administration to allow further comment on sweeping food safety rules that farmers say could drive them out of business.
Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. shares jumped Monday after the drugmaker said it expects to resubmit its application for the potential weight-loss treatment Contrave to federal regulators in the next few weeks.
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. is selling its product royalty rights for the hepatitis C treatment Incivo for $152 million to Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceutica.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - State health officials have connected a Central Texas compounding pharmacy to a bacterial outbreak that sickened 17 patients in Corpus Christi hospitals earlier this year.
WASHINGTON - Congress took a half step Monday toward increasing federal oversight of so-called compounding pharmacies that custom mix medications in bulk, a year after a meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid pain injections killed 64 people and sickened hundreds more.
Federal health officials say that defects in some Medtronic devices used in heart procedures are severe enough that they could cause serious injury or death.
MILWAUKEE - President Barack Obama's top health care official urged Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday to reverse course and accept $10 billion in federal funds to help expand the state's Medicaid program.
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi consumers should not see a big impact from President Barack Obama's reversal on a key part of the federal health law, state Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney said Thursday.
ONTARIO, Oregon - U.S. Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon says he's encouraged by talks with federal officials over a proposed water quality standard that farmers growing onions under irrigation say they can't meet.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nearly 10,000 Nebraskans have applied for health care coverage through the new federal marketplace, but only 338 had signed up for a plan as of early November, according to federal data released Wednesday.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Only 371 Kansas residents selected a private health insurance plan through a federally run online marketplace during its first, glitch-plagued month in operation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Wednesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Only 751 Missouri residents have selected a health insurance plan through the federally run online marketplace during the first month of its troubled launch, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Wednesday.
BOISE, Idaho - Just 338 people selected health coverage via Idaho's insurance exchange during its glitch-plagued first month.
PITTSBURGH - Organic farmer Don Kretschmann walked around his picturesque but ancient barn and stepped up to a rustic barrel root crop washer.
RICHMOND, California - More than 90 tons of ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches by a California catering company are being recalled after 26 people in three states were sickened by a bacterial strain of E. coli linked to its products, federal health officials said Sunday.